International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Dental Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018

Intra-Oral Lipoma-Case Report and Look into the Differential Diagnoses

Shruthi Kumbla | Bijo. Alexander

Abstract: Lipoma is a rare intraoral tumor. Recurrences after excision are minimum. Its important to differentiate it from other lesions of the oral cavity presenting as a swelling. Further investigations into the etiopathogenesis of intraoral lipomas, would provide more light in the direction of their development and towards better management and treatment options. Here we present a case report of an intra-oral lipoma in relation to floor of the mouth in a 40 year old male patient.

Keywords: Adipocytes, Lipoma, Leptin, Mucocele

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018,

Pages: 640 - 643

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